from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Pontiac 1 1720?-1769. Ottawa leader who led a large Native American revolt against the British in the Great Lakes region (1763-1766).
- A city of southeast Michigan northwest of Detroit. Its carriage-making industry of the 1880s was replaced by automobile manufacturing in the early 20th century. Population: 67,100.
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- n. famous chief of the Ottawa who led an unsuccessful rebellion against the British (1715-1769)
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